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Illegal kidney transplant scandal: Female health worker among accomplices

Eight-member gang led by Dr Fawad Mumtaz also included disabled person

by NWMNewsDesk
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Lahore police have made further revelations as they investigate a female health worker and her property dealer husband in connection with an illegal kidney transplant scandal.

Important new details have emerged during the investigation into the scandal.

A group of eight people, including Dr. Fawad Mumtaz, had the support of a female healthcare worker whose property dealer husband supplied donors. Two kidney sellers also joined the gang after selling their organs.

The eight-member gang which was led by Dr Fawad Mumtaz also included a disabled person named Shaukat who was the frontman of the ringleader.

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The frontman arranged for illegal kidney transplants of 65 domestic and foreign clients.

Another key player in the racket was a man named Liaquat who sold his kidney to the racket 15 years ago and then went on to recruit 15 other donors. A man named Farooq also sold his organ to join the racket.

Police said that the health worker Sonia and her husband Waheed Tahir used to arrange donors.

Sonia’s husband is a property dealer and is said to have used his contacts to find people who were willing to sell their kidneys.

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